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Aug 24, 2013 9:00am PDT
. when women succeed, america succeeds. when people of color succeed, america succeeds. he would also want us to be fighting for voting rights. certainly we must pass a bill in the congress to correct what the supreme court did, but we must also be sure that every person who is eligible to vote can vote and that their vote would be counted. when i was here 50 years ago, people said -- and that includes voting rights for the district of columbia. when i was here 50 years ago people say, what do you remember most? and the music is playing, so i'll say this. dr. king said this 50 years ago, the music of the march, the harmony of the civil rights movement, the notes of dr. king's inspirational words must continue to inspire us to compose as dr. king said on that august afternoon a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. are you ready to beat the drum for that beautiful symphony of brotherhood? are you ready to realize the dream? thank you all very much. >> that was representative nancy pelosi. she has represented california's 12th district for more than 25 years. she is, of course, the first w
Aug 10, 2013 9:00am PDT
defined by what you lost, by what you can't do. you've inspired america with what you can do. maybe you lost your sight but you can still see the truth that our disabled veterans make extraordinary contributions to our country every single day. maybe you lost an arm but you still have the strength to pick up a friend or neighbor in need. maybe you lost a leg but you still stand tall for the values and freedoms that make america the greatest nation on earth. [ applause ] i think of the wounded warrior who spoke for so many of you when he said your life will never be the same but that doesn't mean you can't go on to do amaze things with the second thing you've given. i think of wounded veterans across america and how they used that second chance. volunteering in communities. building home, being a mentor to local kids, showing up after tornadoes, after hurricane sandy to help folks rebuild. i think of the wounded warriors who reached out to the survivors of the boston marathon bombing with a simple message, we stand with you. i think of all the inspiring wounded warriors that michelle and
Aug 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
of america since the great depression. where instead of the -- even though rhetorically people talk about education all the time -- but we can't just speak of something, we must act on it. and they can't ensure a great public education for all kids. instead of that you see the scapegoating and the margin alizing. like you saw in the civil rights movement. just like people did to your father. and so it felt like if we don't bring the coalition together of clergy, of civil rights activists, gay, straight, black, white, brown, women, men and workers altogether, we would not actually do what we need to do 50 years later. >> what do you hope that we can lay in front of the nation tomorrow that will deal with working people and this economic inequality. >> three things. number one, if education is the highway to economic opportunity, then we must together not just parents and teachers and kids reclaim the promise of public education. great neighborhood public schools that have at their welcoming and safe and have the environment that kids need to thrive. so they cannot only dream their dreams,
Aug 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
throughout america. any police jurisdiction. you have to do it. officers have to have the right of inquiry. if they see some suspicious behavior. >> so, jackie, new york city michael bloomberg is blasting the judge's decision and the city is appealing. how do you see this play out >> hard to say. it's a very polar wrizing issue. one thing that is clear this will extend beyond mayor bloomberg's tenure. you heard some say things need to change. there's only one that said they want to abolish it completely. but christine came out on friday saying the city council won't do anything to fight this judge's opinion. so it seems like reform is coming, but we just don't know what it will look like. >> jim, another angle here because the president of the naacp, ben jealous reacting on "meet the press." here's that. >> we're now at a point where you have more stop-and-frisk of young black men in new york city than there are young black and men in new york city. that's why charles blow said and while the judge quoted him in saying it's like burning down the house to rid it of mice. >> so what do you ma
Aug 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
express is deemed america's favorite credit card. that's the seventh straight year american express has topped the j.d. powers survey of credit card customers. discover card is the runner-up and chase is third. > ♪ yahoo! >>> yahoo!'s 196.5 million visitors last month beat out google by about 4 million to claim the top spot for the first time in more than two years. microsoft websites came in third with about 180 million visits followed by 142 million for facebook and 117 million for aol. >>> he's one of the most powerful men in congress, now he tips the hill newspaper's list of the richest on capitol hill. as of 2012 darrell issa amassed an estimated fortune of at least $355 million. he overtakes michael mccaul of texas who slumped to second with just over $100 million after losing two-thirds of his net wealth mark warner is third wealthiest with 88.5 million. >> i don't think -- >> with his political wit jon stewart is laughing all the way to the bank with estimated earnings between $25 million and $30 million a year. but he's still a distant second on a new tv guide earnings list.
Aug 17, 2013 9:00am PDT
is violence is happening disproportionately in minority communities. that's in big cities throughout america. we have record low numbers of murders in new york city t record low numbers of shootings. we're doing something right to save lives. >> you can watch the full interview tomorrow morning. a new poll released today says the tactic remains as polarizing as every. 4 50% approve of it. >>> a 75-yearlong harvard study claims to have found thechievin. joining me now huffington post editor. it's fascinating. i loved it. you're looking at all these five steps. talk about what you found. 75 years. >> it's pretty incredible. it's one of the most come prehence i studies ever conducted. they examined 268 male undergraduates from the classes of 1938, 1939 and 1940. they are all well into their 90s. they collected data at various intervals through their lives and found just really fascinating insights about what it means to live a fulfilling life. what are the predictors of happiness and how we change as we get older. >> it's harvard from way back when so no women at all in the study? >> no, just m
Aug 11, 2013 9:00am PDT
cities in america. you may think you live there already. we'll tell you the truth from a new survey. >>> hello, everyone. it's high noon here in the east and 9:00 a.m. out west. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." the manhunt is over but a big mystery remains which led police from southern california to the wilderness of idaho. the abductor, james dimaggio, is dead and hannah anderson is alive and well. joe, what do you know? anything new that you're learning? >> reporter: alex, this morning we did get some new information about how they were able to locate dimaggio and hannah anderson. teams were up in helicopters searching the wilderness for any sign of them. near a campsite near morehead lake, they spotted james dimaggio and hannah anderson. they ended up landing and fbi apths hiked 2 1/2 hours before they were able to get to that campsite before there was a confrontation with dimaggio. all we know is that in the end an fbi agent shot and killed dimaggio. we're told a special fbi team is coming out to idaho to conduct an investigation on that shooting. they will be interviewing
Aug 31, 2013 9:00am PDT
the words the secretary used, he talked about america. he talked about the country. he didn't talk about just the president. the credibility of the united states is an issue. i agree with that. but also, wouldn't it be better if he had the entire congress supporting him instead of those of us that say wait a minute, we need to understand what's going on here, we need to have all of the information and we also need to learn about the unintended consequences of launching missiles. there are serious questions out there. yes, the credibility of the united states is at stake, and yes, the constitution is also. >> representative garamendi, thank you for your time. >> thank you. >>> we will hear from a former state department official about these new possible signals from the white house about syria. a bit later, the real life drug world of "breaking bad." a look at how accurate that show is and how drug agents are trying to crack the billion dollar industry. soft would be great, but we really just need "kid-proof." softsprings got both, let me show you. right over here. here, feel this. wow, t
Aug 3, 2013 9:00am PDT
in new york. >> the intent of stop and frisk is the basic tool of every police officer in america is to give the officer the authorization if he suspects has reasonable suspicion of a crime, is, has been or is about to be committed to stop an individual and inquire of them what are you doing. it's become very controversial unfortunately here in new york. it has an unintended consequence which gives the minority a sense it's being overused as crime rates were going down and stop and frisk were increasing. the community is just not accepting the department's rationale why it's happening. the frisk is only authorized if the officer has a fear that the individual is in a potential position to harm the officer or innocent people in the surrounding area. the strict guidelines as to how it's supposed to be done, it's supposed to be documented. it's a very misunderstood concept. >> haven't you said it's the police departments that are feeling this controversy? >> in new york it's the very specific program called operation impact, which is intended in the highest crime neighborhoods in the
Aug 4, 2013 9:00am PDT
that coming out on top in a new gallup survey as america's favorite alcoholic beverage. 36% prefer beer. 35% prefer wine and 23% go for hard liquor. >> i told you i didn't like him, man. >> shut up. >> why are you getting mad at me. >> you talk too much. >> "2 guns" is projected to win the weekend with a haul of about $28 million. >>> woody allen has a new picture out "blue jasmine." it will have to go a long way to outgrossing "2 guns." "midnight in paris" did well but some adjusting -- >> what did you do? >> i'm in a bad mood. >> i'm standing with the cast of "the godfather." >> you'll have to learn to deal with this. >> that's "annie hall" earning $38 million in 1977 but in today's dollars, that's 140 million. that's 8 million more than "manhattan" in '79 and 50 million more than "hannah and her sisters." those are your number ones on "weekends with alex witt." let me show you something. ok. walmart has a bunch of tasty lunches. i see. ok this one is less than $1.50 per serving. i like that. yeah. if you switched out fast-food lunches just twice a week you know you can save over $470.00
Aug 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
-z with bill maher. >> i don't really want to scare america. but the real problem is there's no middleclass, right? so the gap between the have and have-nots is getting wider and wider. i do want to scare them a little bit. it will be a problem that no amount of police can solve. once you have that sort of oppression and that gap is widening, or it is in 6thable that something is going to happen. power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand., it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when pigs fly. ok, did she seriously just say that? geico. just a click away with our free mobile app. hi, hi, i'm sherri. and i'm going to show sherri how collecting box tops for education earns cash for our school by shopping at walmart. come on. sherri, look at all these products that you can buy for your family with box tops. and look, four box tops in one box. that's awesome! more
Aug 10, 2013 4:00am PDT
. that's so great! get the samsung galaxy s 4 for only $148 on verizon - america's largest 4g lte network. walmart. >>> welcome back to we"weekends with alex witt". police found the car of james dimaggio. he was infatuated with the 16-year-old and that might have been his motive. he is also suspected of murder and arson. let's go to joe fryer. good morning to you. what can you tell us about dimaggio's car? >> well, good morning, alex. authorities were very cautious about approaching that car first because there's concern that james deimagineeo may be armed with explosives. a bomb squad was able to check out that car yesterday them. found no sign of explosives. vet from here in san diego must still search to see if there's any evidence, including includes that might lead them to dimaggio and anderson. >> with respect to the spotting of the two of them, they were hiking apparently. where did that happen? and what kind of an area is that? >> it is a very rural, wooded, mountainous, treacherous area a few miles outside the town of cascade. a horseback rider spotted them hiking through that ar
Aug 17, 2013 4:00am PDT
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